RTOERO urges Ontarians to speak with one voice in this municipal election on issues of dignity, survival


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Toronto, Oct. 11, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — RTOERO is sounding the alarm on issues of dignity and survival during the municipal election campaign in Ontario. This month, he launched a digital campaign urging Ontarians to speak with one voice on three critical issues: environmental stewardship, geriatric health care and the seniors strategy.

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The campaign invites Ontarians to send a letter to their candidates asking for their position on the issues. The campaign website is vibrantvoices.ca/municipal. A social media campaign will be released with the campaign video titled One Voice.

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« If dignity and survival are not at the heart of all decision-making today, given the extent of our knowledge and resources, it calls into question our character and ethics as humans » , says Martha Foster, Chair of the RTOERO Board of Directors. « By speaking with one voice on critical issues, we hope we can impress on candidates that we expect compassionate leadership and real action. »

“The response to the pandemic shows that we can work together to bring about massive change,” said RTOERO CEO Jim Grieve. “This is what we need now to ensure a sustainable and flourishing future for all Ontarians.

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white papers

RTOERO has written white papers on its three priority issues for the election.

Senior strategy

Geriatric health care

environmental stewardship


RTOERO is a bilingual trusted voice on healthy active living in the retirement journey for the wider education community. With more than 82,000 members in 51 districts across Canada, we are the largest national provider of not-for-profit group health benefits for retirees in the education sector. We welcome members who are working or retired from early childhood, schools and school boards, post-secondary and any other education capacity. We believe in a better future, together!





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